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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 118 – Prohibition of sale of alcohol on moving vehicles

243.This section deals with, for example, “party buses” and “stretch limousines” that currently provide alcohol. It makes it an offence for any person to knowingly sell alcohol on any vehicle whilst it is moving unless authorised to do so. “Vehicle” is defined in section 147 and basically means any road vehicle.

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